DeAnna Julie Dodson

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Industry Arts
Occupation Novelist
Location North Texas, United States
Introduction DeANNA JULIE DODSON writes tales of love, forgiveness and triumph over adversity. She makes her home north of Dallas with three spoiled cats and, when not writing, spends her free time quilting, cross stitching and watching NHL hockey. Her first novels were a trilogy of medieval romances (In Honor Bound, By Love Redeemed and To Grace Surrendered) for Crossway Books, and she has since written seven contemporary mysteries for Annie’s Fiction, with more to come. She has also started writing for Guideposts' contemporary mystery lines. Also, as JULIANNA DEERING, she writes the Drew Farthering mysteries set in 1930s England. The series debuted from Bethany House with Rules of Murder (2013) and is followed by Death by the Book and Murder at the Mikado (2014), Dressed for Death (2016) and Murder on the Moor and Death at Thorburn Hall (2017). She is represented by Wendy Lawton of the Books & Such Literary Agency ( Find her at and For more information, check out the "Our Books" and the "More" tabs on the home page
Interests reading, writing, music, cross-stitch, quilting, embroidering, NHL hockey, Dallas Stars, Dallas Cowboys